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Lead Local Truck Driver CDL A

Medline Industries Plainfield, IN
  • Expired: 11 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Lead Local Truck Driver CDL A
Plainfield, IN

Average annual salary $60,000 - $70,000 per year

Description of the Lead Local Truck Driver CDL A

MedTrans (Medline Industries) Driver Trainer will operate a tractor-trailer or straight truck to ensure quality customer service and safe and efficient delivery of product. Also, being a resource for the team in a lead capacity and act as a liaison for the branch/corporate management.

  • Operates a tractor-trailer or straight truck as directed that transports between the facility and multiple destinations. Typical routes are within a 150-mile radius of the home terminal and include generally between 7 and 12 deliveries per day.
  • Prepares, receives and provides appropriate documentation for the delivery and/or pick-up of goods to ensure timely service.
  • Loads, secures, unloads and delivers cargo in accordance with customer needs and company policies.
  • Maintains radio or telephone contact with home terminal/dispatch center/drivers to communicate customer information or delivery updates to maintain safe operations including proper communication when an incident occurs.
  • Maintains a log of travel and cargo in accordance with Federal and State regulations and company requirements.
  • Responsible for all drivers’ daily inspection of vehicles, ensuring proper function of all safety related features of the vehicle at all times; Refueling as needed.
  • Liaison between branch management, corporate office, and drivers for any customer or driver concerns.
  • Point of contact for required vehicle maintenance and repairs when required.
  • Ability to train and assess new drivers or drivers needing evaluation and report finding to Manager or Director. (i.e. post accident ride-a-longs)
  • Works with temporary agencies to secure replacement drivers and coordinate driver’s time off schedules.
  • Review driver’s paperwork (DVIR, Logs, activity reports, etc.) and submit to corporate office.
  • Keep “high use” supplies (i.e. washer fluid, headlights, etc.) on hand for driver’s
  • Monitor work habits of all drivers so the Medline & MedTrans driver handbooks are being properly followed and drivers are caring for their vehicles in a safe and efficient manner. Report any and all inconsistencies directly to the Manager.
  • Work with Safety and Compliance to properly maintain current and proper documentation and permits for fleet vehicles.
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Qualifications of the Lead Local Truck Driver CDL A

  • Must have a Class A CDL with a minimum of 2 years tractor-trailer/commercial driving experience required.
  • Must be able to meet all Federal and State requirements for the operation of commercial motor vehicles.
  • Must have a clean driving record with no serious violations.
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 8 hours per day, 5 days a week and be available for overtime as required to meet business needs within the appropriate State and Federal regulations.
  • Must maintain a clean presentation of themselves and their vehicle
  • Some computer experience (email, internet, Microsoft applications, etc.) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the area for routing assistance and potential new delivery areas is preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Physical Requirements of the Lead Local Truck Driver CDL A

  • Move product, supplies, and boxes up to and over 50 lbs. Sitting, standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, visual acuity-near and far, depth perception, field of vision, color vision

Compensation for the Lead Local Truck Driver CDL A

Salary for this position is $21.00/hour, plus monthly and quarterly safety/pallet incentive, that can equate to an additional $2-$3/hour; Incentive attainable but not guaranteed. Overtime after 40 hours per week, average 40-50 hours/week. Average annual salary $60,000 - $70,000 per year. Full benefits after 30 days: medical, dental, life, paid Holidays and Vacations; 401k enrollment on first day of employment.

Work Schedule for the Lead Local Truck Driver CDL A

Monday-Friday, some Sundays; start times vary but typically between 8pm-10pm; but must be able to work all shifts for vacation coverage/fill-in needs; work 8-12 hours per day; work schedule may change; availability of routes/work schedules unknown until start date; must be flexible with work schedule and willing to run all routes.

Medline Industries

Medline Industries, Inc., based in Mundelein, Illinois, is a manufacturer and distributor of health care supplies.Customers include hospitals, surgery centers, physicians' offices, extended care facilities, and dialysis centers, though they do sell to consumers also. The company's manufacturing and distribution capabilities encompass more than 350,000 products ranging from surgical instruments to hand sanitizers.


Plainfield, IN